Can someone explain the difference in layman terms? I'm looking at an HP dv7 with an Intel Core i7 or an HP HDX with an Intel Core 2 Quad processor. I'm in a profession that provides high end media presentation using AutoCad, and speed is a must as well as graphic quality (and yes, both use NVIDIA). Thanks!
I dont have a flipping clue....but thanks for posting this, I hope somebody answers as Im in the market for a new computer.
The processing speed of both chip sets are nearly equal however, the i7 requires DDR3 memory which is about 20% to 25% more than the DDR2 that most core 2 quads. Also the i7 costs more. Either one will do well with auto cad, but if you can afford the i7 I would go that way with a dual graphics card and you might get 6 years use instead of 4 going the other route.
Thanks Richard!!!! I didn't realize that about the DDR memories. I currently have a HP dv7 with a core 2 duo and it runs okay with AutoCad.
What I don't understand is why does the core 2 quad cost more than the i7 if the i7 is newer technology with better threading?
Again, thank you Richard for the explanation.
@ Justine -- lol Just keep in mind what the purpose of your machine will be for. For me, it's for high end media so graphics and speed are everything for me.
by Zsuzsy Bee7 years ago
Just in the name of fun!!!!!! While I was trying to clean up some stuff off my computer I came across these. A couple of them made me smile even though they're probably as old as the hills. So it being Friday morning...
by Carolee Samuda5 years ago
I've met a few women who are older than I am and has never experienced love making, they have kids but know nothing!!!What's the difference between "making love" and "sex"?
by PoeticPhilosophy3 years ago
Yesterday I had more of a pay from adsense then I do today. Instead of increasing they decreased my pay amount, is this because one of my hubs need to be revised? What's the deal with this, any help and knowledge is...
by CollB2 months ago
I normally use cough medicines which work short term but when it's the cold and flu-ey season again, I get a cough back again. Are there natural remedies which work on a cough?
by xpressrite2 years ago
So hubbers help? I had four hubs that went from the pending state to having the featured status. Originally they were all viewed on the page where you can hop hubs.Now I dont no where...
by emievil7 years ago
I just received a brochure (actually it's for my deceased father) from a migration company about migrating to Australia. The brochure got my interest.Anybody here living or is thinking of living in Australia? What is it...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.